Kate Purdy

Kate (she/her) is a professional performer whose career first began in theatre. She is a trained actor, singer, and dancer, and after discovering her love for circus arts added aerialist to that list. As an aerialist she has performed in many spaces around New York City, including DeKalb Stage, The Edison Ballroom, SLAM, and The Muse. She has been privileged to work with ImaginAerial on several events, and is thrilled to be a part of the teaching staff at Aerial Arts. She is also a member of Anver Entertainment, a new collective of NYC circus artists, working to support the work of independent artists and small local companies, create income opportunities, and further the audience reach of circus and specialty arts in New York City. Kate holds a BA in Theatre from Hope College.

What she teaches at Aerial Arts NYC:  Aerial Silks, Lyra, Trapeze, Aerial Conditioning, and Youth Circus.